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Fones Dental Hygiene Clinic

Services are available to the general public as well as to the University’s students, faculty, alumni, and staff. The clinic operates Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Thursday evenings between September and May, with the addition of Wednesday and Friday in the spring.

CT Dental Health Partnership logoThe goal of the Fones Dental Health Center is to assist patients in eliminating and preventing oral disease and maintaining optimal health. Services include oral examinations, personalized home care instruction, blood pressure screening, X-rays, teeth cleaning, sealants, fluoride treatments, laser therapy and referral. The recommended fees are listed below.

The facility is staffed and supervised by licensed dental hygienists and dentists. Dental hygiene students, who provide dental hygiene care, have extensive education and training and have demonstrated competence in clinical services before being given permission to treat the public. The Fones School is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

ORAL PROPHYLAXIS

Teeth Cleaning

General Public

Adult $40
Child (up to 16 years old) $25

Discount Group (Flat Fees)

UB Students (With current ID) $20
UB/Goodwin University Faculty & Staff (With ID) $20
Military (active, reserves, retirees, veterans) with valid military ID 15% discount on all services

RADIOGRAPHS (X-Rays)

FMS (full mouth series) $60
Panorex $45
Bitewings Only (Two) $18
Bitewings Only (Four) $28
Periapical (Individual) $12

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Periodontal Scaling/Root Planing with Anesthesia (Per quadrant) $25
Sealants (per tooth) $15
Velscope Exam $10
Laser Therapy (single site or quadrant) $10
Laser Therapy (full mouth) $20
Dental Examination (Comprehensive and Periodic) $15
Dental Examination Emergency (Problem Focused) $15
Penalty Fee (non-payment at time of service) $10
No Show/Cancellation Fee $20

CLINIC HOURS OF OPERATION


Fall 2021 Operating Schedule

August 30 - December 3, 2021

Monday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
​​​​​​​1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday CLOSED

BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT

Appointment Request Form

By Phone: (203) 576-4137

PATIENT RESPONSIBILITIES

The dental hygiene students have established schedules when they are available to give patient care. Since the goal is quality dental hygiene care within a teaching/learning environment, patient cooperation is essential.

Patients should understand that this is an educational setting and that the student’s learning experience and progress depend on the patient’s full cooperation. Everyone’s time is valuable. If for some reason a patient is unable to keep an appointment, advance notice of 24 hours is appreciated, to allow the student to arrange to treat other patients.

Upon arriving at your appointment, you will be asked to present a photo ID with the current address or UB Student ID. Your ID will be scanned and maintained in our electronic records for patient identification.